North America

Coastal development, changing climate threaten sea turtle nesting habitat

A research team led by Florida State University found that sea turtles in the

26 August 2020

Florida: endangered sea turtles thriving thanks to Covid-19 restrictions

Researchers are seeing an increase in nests as restrictions keep humans and harmful waste off beaches

19 April 2020

122 tortues marines retrouvées mortes sur des plages du sud du Mexique

La majorité de ces reptiles sont des tortues golfina, menacées d’extinction. Les causes de leur mort restent indéterminées.

18 August 2018

World's Most Endangered Sea Turtle Species in Even More Trouble than We Thought

Newly examined video of Kemp's ridley sea turtles, which are found primarily in the Gulf of Mexico, shows that the species' recovery from endangerment has stalled at less than one-tenth of historic

29 March 2016

Study: Conservation Priorities for Shark and Ray Species included and proposed for inclusion in Annex 1 to the CMS Sharks MOU

The Sharks MOU has defined general objectives for the conservation and management of species and populations listed in Annex 1 of the MOU, which are further detailed in a global Conservation Plan for migratory Sharks (Annex 3 to the MOU).
18 Octubre 2015

Green sea turtles set nesting record in Florida

Each year, conservationists are counting more and more green sea turtle nests on the beaches of Florida. And 2015 was no different.

07 September 2015

México despliega drones para evitar la caza furtiva de huevos de tortuga

El Gobierno vigila por aire los nidos de especies en peligro de extinción como la golfina.  Soldados y policías llegan a las playas de Oaxaca al inicio de la temporada de desove

21 August 2015

Mexico to Strengthen Protection of Endangered Species

Mexico will strengthen the protection of the olive ridley sea turtles on the beaches of the states of Oaxaca and Michoacan, by intensifying their operatives in the natural spawning areas of this en

19 August 2015

Turtles head for freedom in Gulf of Mexico after rescue operation

Some 1,200 young and ‘cold-stunned’ Kemp’s ridley turtles who were stranded in Massachusetts last year have been released into warm waters off Louisiana

30 January 2015

WHMSI - Migratory Species: Biological, Cultural, and Economic Assets of the Americas

WHMSI (the Western Hemisphere Migratory Species Initiative) seeks to contribute significantly to the conservation of the migratory species of the Western Hemisphere by strengthening communication and cooperation among nations, international conventions and civil society, and by expanding constituencies and political support. The initiative includes all migratory species, covering taxa as diverse as birds, marine turtles, marine and terrestrial mammals, fish and invertebrates.

06 March 2014